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The Smart New Way to Get Hired by Lisa Kappesser

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CHAPTER 3

Self-Awareness: Know Who YouAre for a True Job Search Edge

Self-awareness is simply being able to reflect on your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and use this information to guide you. It is the first of the four large skill sets that make up emotional intelligence, and it is the skill set upon which all the other EQ skills are built. It is composed of the following three skills:

  • Emotion identification
  • Accurate self-assessment
  • Self-confidence

In this chapter, you will learn how to become more self-aware by building these skills and applying them in your job search.

The Cornerstone of Job Search Success: Emotion Identification

Emotion ...

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